Didsbury Bandstand


Hours of Operation

  • Monday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibit Details


Antique Midway

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About the Didsbury Bandstand

Even though musical instruments were fragile and often unwieldy, many settlers brought them along when they came west. When enough musicians could be rounded up, often a small village band would form and many towns, including Olds, High River, Blairmore and Calgary, built bandstands for their bands in public parks or squares.

Such a bandstand was built in 1910 by Didsbury’s town council at a cost of $500, with the town’s band performing at community events for many years. In 1967, Heritage Park decided to build a somewhat larger replica of the Didsbury bandstand so that musical groups visiting the Park would have a place to play. In 1975, a public address system was installed at the bandstand to serve larger audiences.

Gazebo with wide staircase

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1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2V 2X3

Email: info@heritagepark.ca
Phone: 403.268.8500

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